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Charlie and James take a close look Battlefront's new flexible plastic infantry and gun crew figures, which are hard-wearing and resilient, perfect for gaming. They discuss how the new plastic differs from older materials like metal and hard plastic, as well as how to prepare, assemble and paint the new miniatures.

 

Learn more about our introduction to Flexible Plastic here...
Our new casting technique and material for figures. 
Red Thunder Is Coming...
Changing A Tiger's Stripes: Part Two

Changing A Tiger's Stripes: Part Two
An Alternative Paint Scheme For The Tiger in Mid-war
Blake puts theory into practice and demonstrates how to paint the Tiger (8.8cm) and an escort Panzer III, in this case, a Panzer III (uparmoured) in Dark Olive Green for Mid-war.

Changing A Tiger's Stripes: Part Two...

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Mid-war & Early-Late-war
During the time that the 4th Edition of Flames Of War has been out, players have asked questions about the game. The questions and their answers have been gathered into these documents.

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition...

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Nationals Standards for North America Nationals Standards for North America
As to anything that has grown organically over the years, the annual points, schedule of events and the Masters invitational remains somewhat of a mystery to many players. We hope the following information help set a structure that everyone can understand.

Nationals Standards for North America...

Battlefront at the UK Games Expo 2017
held 2 – 4 June 2017 at the NEC and Hilton Hotel, near Birmingham in the West Midlands, UK.

The UK Games Expo (or UKGE) is the largest hobby and games convention in the United Kingdom and this year, the team from Battlefront Europe will be there! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about Flames Of War, Team Yankee and TANKS first hand from those in the know. 

Battlefront at the UK Games Expo 2017
Check out the range of exciting board games from Gale Force Nine and try your hand at our demonstration tables. But that’s not all; there are plenty of show specials, discounts and promotions so we’ll see you there.

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Learn more about the UK Games Expo here…

Command Cards FAQ

Command Cards FAQ
The Command and Objectives cards provide players with optional cards that enhance or change their gaming experience. The Command cards add new Formations, Upgrades and Warriors giving you, even more, choice when building your force, something each book will have that will add more options to armies and an ability to use some of those leftover points.

Command Cards FAQ...
Click here for the Command and Objective Cards Preview...

The War Gamer:
Flames Of War Tutorial
How To Paint World War Two Desert Camo: The Grant
The War Gamer show you how to paint a green and tan desert camouflage employed by the British during Mid-war.

How to paint World War Two Desert Camo: The Grant...

The War Gamer

 2017 Tournament Objective: Otherworldly Sarcophagus 2017 Tournament Objective
Otherworldly Sarcophagus
James provides some background and images of the brand new Tournament Objective for 2017. 

2017 Tournament Objective: Otherworldly Sarcophagus...

West Coast Nationals at KublaCon
held 26-29 May 2017 at the KublaCon Convention, Burlingame Hyatt Regency SFO, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA.

The 2017 edition of the West Coast Nationals will be held at the KublaCon convention.

West Coast Nationals at KublaCon...

West Coast Nationals at KublaCon

Tank Marš 2017 Tank Marš 2017
held 27-28 May 2017 at the Park of Military History, Kolodvorska 51, SI-6257 Pivka, Slovenia.

Tank Marš 2017 will be held at the Park of Military History in Pivka, Slovenia. Where else can enjoy playing the most popular World War Two miniatures game in the world surrounded by the actual vehicles that took part in the conflict? 

Tank Marš 2017...

Mid War Nationals (and more!) at Historicon 2017
held 15 July 2017 at Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401, USA.

In celebration of the release of 4th Edition, we invite you to come to the Nationals and partake in the carnage. We would really appreciate your support and participation. We will not only be giving a limited edition objective to all participants but also will be giving out a massive amount of prize support.

Mid War Nationals at Historicon 2017...

Mid War Nationals at Historicon 2017

Additionally, the I-95 guys are running a Late-war 4th Edition D-Day Doubles event. To find out more head over to the forum for all the details.

The I-95 Late-war V4 D-Day Doubles Event at Historicon 2017...

Finally, we are proud to announce that in co-operation with WWPD we will be hosting the first ever Team Yankee National tournament on 14 July 2017 at Historicon in Fredericksburg Virginia.

Team Yankee Nationals at Historicon 2017...

Panzerschreck XVII 2017

Panzerschreck XVII 2017
held 15 - 16 July 2017 at Riverdale School Hall, Slacks Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

The Manawatu Duellists Society are once again proud to host the world's longest running Flames Of War tournament, Panzerschreck XVII. Being held this year at Riverdale School Hall, Slacks Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Panzerschreck XVII 2017... 

UK Team Yankee Grand Tournament 2017
held 19 - 20 August 2017 at Sanctuary Gaming Centre, St. Michaels & All Angels Church, St. Michaels Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 4GP, England.

The Reluctant Conscripts, in collaboration with Battlefront Miniatures, are proud to announce the 2017 edition of UK Grand Tournament for Team Yankee. The event is open to one and all and will be held at Sanctuary Gaming Centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield, England.

UK Team Yankee Grand Tournament 2017...

UK Team Yankee Grand Tournament 2017

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017
held 28 - 30 October 2017 at Battlefield Hobbies, 17 Brunel Close, Daventry NN11 8RB, Northamptonshire, England.

The Reluctant Conscripts, in collaboration with Battlefront Miniatures, are proud to announce the 2017 edition of UK Grand Tournament for Flames Of War. The event will be a Late-war competition open to one and all and will be held at Battlefield Hobbies in Daventry, the heart of England.

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017...

Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?

Changing A Tigers Stripes: Part One... 

Revolution! V4...

Eye Of The Tiger: Utilising The Tiger in Mid-war in Three Easy Steps... 

Tally-Ho!: British Tank Tactics in Mid-war...

Basing Early and Late-war Forces For 4th Edition...

From The Desert To The Steppe...

4th Edition Useful Downloads...

Taming The Tiger: How to Deal with a Tiger in Mid War...

Ace Of Base: Using The Desert Basing Kit...

Fire Mission: Artillery in 4th Edition...

4th Edition Launch at Common Ground Games...

More Bang For Your Buck...

4th Edition Launch Weekend in the UK and Europe...

4th Edition Launch Weekend in the US...

Images Of War: 4th Edition Launch Weekend...

Boot Camp Battle Report: Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats...

May Releases

Grant Armoured Troop (Plastic) (BBX37)
Crusader Armoured Troop (Plastic) (BBX39)
Panzer III Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX96)
Afrika Korps Rifle Platoon (GE746)
Large Desert Building (BB223)
Extra Large Dune (BB220)
Desert Escarpments (BB217)

Panzer IV Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX97)
Marder (7.62cm) Tank-hunter Platoon (GBX101)
15cm Lorraine Schlepper Battery (GBX95)
Motor Platoon (Plastic) (BR753)
25 pdr Field Troop (Plastic) (BBX33)
Gaming Mat (48" x 72") (BB951)
Desert Oasis (BB219)
Large Dune (BB221)

June Releases

Universal Carrier Patrol (BBX35)
6 pdr Anti-tank Platoon (BBX38)
MMG Platoon and Mortar Section (BR754)
5cm Tank-Hunter Platoon (GBX93)
Sd Kfz 221 & 222 Light Scout Troop (GBX92)
Sd Kfz 231 Heavy Scout Troop (GBX100)
Desert Administration Building (BB224)

Humber Armoured Car Troop (BBX34)
Bofors Light AA Troop (BBX36)
Hurricane Flight (BBX40)
Sd Kfz 10/4 (2cm) Light AA Platoon (GBX94)
Panzer II Light Tank Platoon (GBX102)
Ju 87D Stuka Dive Bomber Flight (GBX103)
Desert Scrub (BB226)


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Last Updated On Thursday, May 18, 2017 by Blake at Battlefront